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Town Hires New Assistant Town Manager: Austin Nantz

by | Aug 6, 2021

New Assistant Town Manager Austin Nantz.

The Town of Davidson announces the hiring of Austin Nantz as its new Assistant Town Manager.

Austin comes to Davidson following 22 years working for the City of Charlotte. During her tenure there, she worked in various roles and departments from large operating departments such as the fire department and Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to most recently working in the innovation and technology department.  She has held roles as administrative services manager, human resources manager, and budget manager.  Austin has considerable experience in the areas of strategic planning, project management, department and employee supervision, budgeting, organizational effectiveness, and process design and improvement.

A native of Sanford, NC, Austin completed her undergraduate degree in politics at Converse University in Spartanburg, SC and then earned a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. She lives in Charlotte with her husband Shane and golden retriever Teddy. Her son, Price, is a rising junior at UNC Chapel Hill. Austin loves spending time at the beach, reading (usually several books at a time), and anything related to history.

“We are so fortunate to welcome Austin to the Town of Davidson!” said Davidson Town Manager Jamie Justice, “She brings her extensive experience in a number of areas to the team here, and we know she will help strengthen the work we are doing by bringing a thoughtful new perspective to our town.”

Austin begins her role as Davidson’s Assistant Town Manager on Monday, August 23 and can be reached at [email protected] or 704-940-9602.


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